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Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan (City of Berkeley)

Berkeley Police Chief Still Facing Criticism Over Hills Murder

Questions continue to follow Berkeley’s police chief in the wake of a homicide in the Berkeley Hills, and the chief expects some changes to be made once a thorough investigation is completed.

03/28/2012

Berkeley Police generic, police car, cruiser, patrol

Berkeley Police Chief Under Fire For Sending Officer To Reporter’s Home

Berkeley’s police chief has come under fire after he sent an officer to a newspaper reporter’s home in the middle of the night to demand changes to a story.

03/10/2012

Anonymous

Hacker Group Posts Addresses Of Top Oakland Officials

The hacker group Anonymous appears to have posted the addresses and other personal information of Oakland city officials to the Internet.

02/07/2012

Howard Jordan, Oakland Police

Oakland Police Interim Chief Jordan Staying Put; New Fire Chief Named

Oakland city officials Wednesday named interim police Chief Howard Jordan to head the Police Department on a permanent basis.

02/01/2012

Occupy protestor hold signs calling for UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi to resign during a demonstration at the UC Davis campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Davis Police Chief On Leave After Pepper Spray Incident; Students Rally

The UC Davis police chief was placed on leave because of the furor over the pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters by campus officers. Meanwhile, hundreds of students rallied on the UC Davis campus Monday in protest against the police pepper-spraying.

11/21/2011

(courtesy of Oakland Police Dept.)

Oakland Mayor Quan Names Assistant Chief Jordan Acting Police Chief

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Thursday that Assistant Police Chief Howard Jordan will serve as acting police chief for the city following the surprise resignation of Chief Anthony Batts earlier this week.

CBS San Francisco–10/13/2011

Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts. (AP)

Frustrated Oakland Police Chief Resigns Citing Lack Of Resources

Oakland’s police chief told city officials Tuesday that he regretfully planned to resign in November to take on another opportunity, expressing frustration at a lack of support provided to the department during his two-year tenure.

10/11/2011

(AP)

Violent Crimes Declining In San Francisco

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said the declining numbers have a lot to do with cooperation between officers and the community.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/18/2011

OUSD School Police Chief Pete Sarna participates in a summer camp for kids (Oakland Unified School District)

Oakland Schools Police Chief Retires After Accusations Of Racial Slur

The police chief for the Oakland Unified School District abruptly announced his retirement Wednesday after coming under fire for allegedly using racial slurs.

KPIX 5–08/17/2011

OUSD School Police Chief Pete Sarna participates in a summer camp for kids (Oakland Unified School District)

Oakland School District Police Chief Accused Of Racial Slurs

A top cop for East Bay schools is off the job after allegedly using the N-word after a golf game with friends.

KPIX 5–08/16/2011

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